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November 30, 2022
Access Microbiology is an innovative sound science, open-research platform by the Microbiology Society. Today marks a major milestone for the platform with the first Version of Record published since the platform's launch in 2022.
Two of the paper’s authors, Stephen Garrett and Professor Tracy Palmer, share their thoughts on the new open platform and the process of publishing with Access Microbiology.
Bacterial genome annotation - handling and taking advantage of a multimillion protein sequence space
March 25, 2022
Oliver Schwengers, PhD student at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen discusses the analysis of microbial genomics data, resulting challenges and new approaches for the annotation of bacterial genomes for applications within the fields of microbial ecology and medical microbiology.
November 22, 2019
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, we are continuing our New Antibiotics Needed blog series detailing the twelve pathogens thought by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to pose the greatest threat to human health. Next on the list is Streptococcus pneumoniae.
November 20, 2019
As part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, we are continuing our New Antibiotics Needed blog series detailing the twelve pathogens thought by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to pose the greatest threat to human health.
October 21, 2019
Whole genome sequencing has revolutionised many fields of study, not least microbiology. In a short time, its use in research has significantly improved our knowledge of bacteria and viruses. Earlier this year, Carmen Sheppard hosted a workshop on whole genome sequencing of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a public health reference laboratory. This meeting was supported by funding from the Microbiology Society.
September 17, 2019
In March this year, James Provan, PhD student at the University of Glasgow was awarded a Research Visit Grant by the Microbiology Society. He used this grant to visit the lab of Dr Alice Pyne, expert in atomic force microscopy at University College London. Here, James describes his research and the findings he collected during his research visit to Dr Pyne's lab.
July 8, 2019
From 5–7 June, Microbial Genomics supported Ayorinde Afolayan to attend the Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Conference (ABPHM) at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Ayorinde recently completed his PhD in pharmaceutical microbiology at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria and was able to attend ABPHM and present a poster at the event. Here, he discusses his experience at the event.
June 27, 2019
Today is World Microbiome Day, an event led by APC Microbiome Ireland to recognise and celebrate the impact of the microbiome in human, animal and environmental health. Here, Alan Walker, Senior Editor of Microbial Genomics, explains why the growth of microbiome research shows no sign of slowing down and how the Microbiology Society's journals can support microbiome researchers.